The table below looks at the statistics for the Report Writer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Report Writer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Report Writer
Rank 591 562 530
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Report Writer 21 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.059% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.064% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 14
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£365 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £77.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.64% +424.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £120.00 £14.79
% change year-on-year
-87.50% +711.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Report Writer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Report Writer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Report Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Report Writer within the UK.

Report Writer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Report Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Report Writer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Report Writer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Report Writer within the UK.

Report Writer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Report Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 18 £365 +12.30% 4
London -8 14 £375 +3.44%
City of London +15 2 £438 +2.94%
South East -12 1 £275 -15.38% 1
West Midlands -15 1 - -
North West -19 1 £365 +84.81% 1
Merseyside - 1 £365 -
Chatham - 1 £275 -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £365 -
Uxbridge - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Report Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Report Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Report Writer in their job title.

1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Finance
5 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
6 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (11.11%) Cognos
9 5 (11.11%) Oracle
9 5 (11.11%) Business Objects
10 4 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (8.89%) Agresso
10 4 (8.89%) NHS
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (6.67%) Workflow
11 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.67%) MS Office
11 3 (6.67%) SAP
11 3 (6.67%) .NET
12 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET

Report Writer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Report Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Report Writer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Agresso
2 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.44%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Business One
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.44%) ActiveReports
7 2 (4.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Cognos Event Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.22%) MySQL
8 1 (2.22%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) MDX
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) NHS
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (6.67%) Workflow
3 2 (4.44%) CRM
3 2 (4.44%) ETL
4 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) ERP
4 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.22%) Validation
4 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Refactoring
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Data Validation
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.22%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Cognos
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
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